Friday, March 11, 2011

2010–11 BC Education Facts

Staffing: Learning Specialist Teachers 
  • The number of FTE learning specialist teacher positions fell significantly over the last decade, decreasing from 7,185.67 FTE positions in 2001–02 to 5,970.35 in 2009–10. 
  • Learning specialist teaching positions decreased by a further -197.38 FTE positions in 2010-11, based on the most recent budget estimates*. 
  • There are now 1,412.70 fewer FTE learning specialist teacher positions in 2010–11 than in 2001–02. 
  • Library Services (-28.5%) and English as a Second Language (-28.6%) programs lost the highest proportion of learning specialist teachers over the decade.